Solar System
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which planet in our solar system is closest to the Sun?
    answer choices
    Earth
    Jupiter
    Mercury
    Saturn
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is an accurate model of how the Sun, Earth, and Moon move?

    answer choices

    Sun and moon orbit Earth

    Earth and moon orbit Sun

    Earth orbits the Sun and the moon orbits Earth

    Earth and sun orbit moon

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What planet is eighth in the Solar System?
    answer choices
    Uranus
    Jupiter
    Neptune
    Mars
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Earth and the other planets closest to the Sun are made mostly of _______
    answer choices
    gas
    metal
    water
    rock
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is the largest object in our solar system?
    answer choices
    Sun
    Jupiter
    Earth
    Pluto
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. A ball of ice and dust with a tail of gas and dust pointing away from the sun.
    answer choices
    Asteroid
    Comet
    Moon
    Meteor
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is the second closest planet to the sun?
    answer choices
    Earth
    Saturn
    Venus
    Mercury
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which planet is third from the sun?
    answer choices
    Mars
    Pluto
    Venus
    Earth
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which planet is NOT one of the

    "Gas Giants"?

    answer choices

    Uranus

    Venus

    Neptune

    Saturn

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the largest planet in

    our solar system?

    answer choices

    Neptune

    Jupiter

    Uranus

    Mars

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. One full orbit of an object around another object is called a ________.
    answer choices
    axis
    rotation
    revolution
    satellite
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. Select the order from smallest to largest.
    answer choices
    Sun, Milky Way, solar system, universe
    Sun, Milky Way, universe, solar system
    Sun, solar system, Milky Way, universe
    Sun, solar system, universe, Milky Way
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. Day and night is caused by the _____________ of earth on its axis.
    answer choices
    revolution
    orbit
    rotation
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which outer planets have rings?

    answer choices

    Just Saturn

    Saturn and Jupiter

    Jupiter, Neptune, and Saturn

    all 4 of the outer planets

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which planet is the hottest planet?
    answer choices
    Mercury
    Mars
    Venus
    Saturn
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This table shows the rotation period and revolution period for 6 planets, and Earth’s moon, all relative to Earth’s periods. Which 2 planets have shorter days than Earth?

    answer choices

    Jupiter and Saturn

    Venus and Mercury

    Mars and Jupiter

    Saturn and Moon

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How long ago was our solar system formed?

    answer choices

    10 million years ago

    4.6 million years ago

    4.6 billion years ago

    2 billion years ago

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    a small rocky body orbiting the sun, ranging from the size of a small house to dust particles

    answer choices

    nebula

    terrestrial planets

    collision

    asteroids

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    the astronomical model in which the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun at the center of the Solar System.

    answer choices

    Aristarchus

    accretion

    nebula

    heliocentric system

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    a large planet composed mostly of gases, such as hydrogen and helium, with a relatively small rocky core. The gas giants of our solar system are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune

    answer choices

    terrestrial planets

    planetesimals

    nebula

    gas giant planets

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